Royal Panadura record fifth outright win
Royal Panadura helped by an all round performance by Kavindu Ashan recorded their fifth outright win of the 2012 Under 19 inter-school season crushing Devapathiraja MMV Rathgama by an innings and 192 runs in the match concluded at the Panadura Esplanade yesterday.
The second day’s play saw Royal Panadura declaring on their overnight score of 352 for 8. Devapathiraja MMV batting a second time with a deficit of 270 runs fared no better succumbing to right arm spinner Kavindu Ashan who ended with impressive figures of 6 for 32. Kavindu who made a top score of 94 ended with a match bag of 9 for 62.
Devapathiraja MMV Rathgama 82 (Tharindu Kaushal 22: Thenuka Dhananjaya 5 for 28, Kavindu Ashan 3 for 30) and 78 (Akila Iroshan 23: Kavindu Ashan 6 for 32, Thenuka Dhananjaya 2 for 29) Royal Panadura 352 for 8 declared (Kavindu Ashan 94, Madawa Nimesh 61, Akila Lakshan 51, Asanka Alwis 49, Damindu Ashan 35: Tharindu Kaushal 5 for 124, Chathura Lakshan 2 for 136)